Limited by space and weight on safari in Kenya/Tanzania, we looked for clothing/accessories that could serve several purposes. Buff Headwear (as pictured above on both Lindsay & Lanee) was one of those handy, MacGyver type items we were glad we packed.
A week of adventure in the northern Saguenay Fjord region of Quebec proved to be a mentally and physically challenging journey. We raced against other journalists from one end of the fjord to the other, ending up in Tadoussac, near the gorgeous Lac Saint Jean and St. Lawrence River. From kayaking, sailing, and hiking to […]
Our introduction to the many activities you can do while visiting the Saguenay Fjord in Northern Quebec was a day of adventure at Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux. It was unlike any adventure park we’d seen and is certainly not for the timid, the unfit or the uncoordinated. After doing a very challenging Via Ferrata (basically […]
“If fate doesn’t make you laugh, then you don’t get the joke.” – 2003 Shantaram novel
Here we are, donning a helmet and a harness once again at the Navitat Canopy Adventure…
Baby orphaned elephants need supportive foster ‘parents’, just like human babies do. Since 1977, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, Kenya rescues abandoned baby elephants, nutures them and eventually reintroduces them to their natural habitat. The Voyage Vixens weren’t able to leave Sheldrick without fostering one of the elephants – KITHAKA – as a gift for […]
Getting prepared for Africa was serious business. Beyond the obvious planning and booking, there were the vaccines and malaria meds, and of course, the outfitting! We decided to put RailRiders gear to the test. They are advertised as “the toughest clothes on the planet” but would they survive a Voyage Vixens safari? Read Lindsay’s RailRiders […]
After returning from two weeks in East Africa, Lindsay tries to put words to the serenity of the Serengeti.
“Let me live, love and say it well in good sentences.”― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar Photo © Marshall Foster | www.mixedmarshallarts.net
Mathare may not be Nairobi‘s largest slum, but it’s certainly the toughest according to locals who work and live there. The Voyage Vixens visited the slums to learn of OneLife Africa’s work in helping students succeed in education and life. It proved to be eye-opening and life-changing for both of us. Read more about our […]